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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
International commercial arbitration is the most common method for resolving disputes arising from agreements between businesses in different countries. In this detailed presentation, Igor Ellyn, QC, an experienced...more
In This Issue:
- Rift within CIETAC Brings Uncertainty to Arbitration Agreements Selecting CIETAC Shanghai or Shenzhen Sub-Commissions
- Australian Court Decision Imparts Guidance on Public Policy
The bad news for court funding in California continues. According to the Sacramento Business Journal, Governor Brown’s May revision of the State budget includes a $300 million cut in funding for trial courts and achieves...more
This article examines threats to the investment protections afforded by bilateral investment treaties (“BITs”) between EU Member States (“intra-EU BITs”) in the energy sector and suggests ways in which these threats may be...more
An important skill set that corporate executives, managers and business owners need in order to effectively manage the risks of their operation is the ability to recognize and respond to legal issues in a timely manner....more
In a series of announcements and statutory amendments over the last several years, the Canadian government has signalled its intent to limit reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) to more significant transactions and...more
In This Issue:
- p1 Russia Finally Establishes a Central Securities Depository Increasing Transparency in the Russian Securities Market
- p3 Enforcement Procedure for Pledged Property Modified
- p4 Investment...more
Since its first use by Sina Corporation in 2000, the VIE structure has been widely adopted by many Chinese companies to attract foreign investment and complete offshore listings. While companies operating under VIE structure...more
In This Issue:
In Depth -- Delaware Business Court Arbitration Program Provides Fast Resolution Path for Fortune 500 Company Disputes; ADR Conversations -- A Q&A about new UNCITRAL Online Dispute Resolution Rules; ADR...more
Why read the papers when you can watch the video?
In this month’s issue of California Lawyer magazine, Thomas Brom writes about an unusual opportunity to watch an arbitration proceeding between a Canadian gold mining...more
Strategic alliances present unique challenges to business executives and to legal counsel who provide advice and counsel on the myriad issues that can arise in a strategic alliance. In the strategic alliance context, the...more
Recently, in a case handled by our law firm, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (“STJ”) ruled that the recognition of a foreign award is not barred by the simple existence of a concurrent lawsuit with the...more
Recently, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (“STJ”) ruled that the recognition of a foreign arbitration award is not barred by the simple existence of a concurrent lawsuit with the same subject matter in...more
Utilizing the resources outlined in this article will go a long way in helping you validate a foreign business partner. A small investment in reliable business intelligence now will pay huge dividends in the future by...more
This article lays out how a company can work with its supplier to avoid international disputes....more
When shareholders, officers and directors disagree about how a business should be run, its future could be at stake. For many shareholders in medium-sized and small private businesses, the their shares are their and most...more
The hallmark of international commercial arbitration is the right of parties to select the law to govern their dispute. However, choice of law or party autonomy is subject to limits. Sometimes arbitrators are obliged to...more
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